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  1. News - Asia - POLITICS

    Many Asian leaders are currently the scions of political dynasties

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 11:04pm by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... Razak of Malaysia is the son of the country's second prime minister. Lee Hsien Loong assumed the prime minister's office in Singapore in 2004 after he was groomed by his father, Lee ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Policy, protests dominate media coverage of 2017 election decision

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 11:20pm by NG KANG-CHUNG, Tony Cheung

    ... waves of protests. In Singapore, Lianhe Zaobao ran a story headlined, "Thousands of Hongkongers brave the rain to kick off civil disobedience", quoting Occupy Central organisers who ...

  3. News - China - POLITICS

    PLA restates allegiance to Xi Jinping after Zhou corruption probe announced

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 01:29pm by Teddy Ng, LAURA ZHOU

    ... of International Studies in Singapore, said Xi's campaign has not touched on princelings other than disgraced Chongqing party chief Bo Xilai. "That can help reduce resistance from other party ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Legco president plans fact-finding trip to US to study think tanks

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 03:28am by JEFFIE LAM, Gary Cheung and Joyce Ng

    ... as their funding and media relations work. The duo, and a few researchers, will also visit Beijing, Singapore and Taiwan in the coming months, Fung added. There are several policy institutes in Hong Kong ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'Both sides need to listen on reform'

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 04:03am by Stuart Lau

    ... It says a nominating committee must be solely charged with picking candidates to run in the one-man, one-vote election. Hor, a criminal law expert from Singapore, said: "When you sit down ...

  6. News - Asia - POLITICS

    By-election highlights discontent in Singapore

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 05:13pm

    ... Reuters in Singapore Sky-high housing prices, train breakdowns, foreigners stealing jobs and a widening chasm between rich and poor. A by-election in Singapore puts the spotlight ... Party (PAP) that has ruled Singapore for more than half a century faces the risk of a humiliating loss on Saturday in Punggol East, a relatively young and affluent ward. It won’t change ...

  7. News - China - POLITICS

    Communist Party journal suggests it could learn from Singapore's PAP

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... of the Communist Party's once-in-a-decade reshuffle, the party's leading policy journal has called on leaders to look to Singapore for an example of how to run the country. The commentary ... of authoritarianism practiced by Singapore's People's Action Party (PAP). "Since 1968, the People's Action Party has won consecutive elections and held state power for a long time, while ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Full text: CY Leung’s 2014 Annual Report

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:49pm

    ... Singapore and Japan, and would be expanded to cover Poland as well. Meanwhile, discussions with Russia are progressing well. • Injected $15 billion into the Employees Retraining Board in February ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Education minister comes under fire for $2.6m bill for trips

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 04:55am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... overseas destinations have included Britain, Canada, the United States, Korea, Singapore, Australia, Indonesia and New Zealand. He also visited Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Nansha, Shanghai and Beijing. ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: The Tommy Koh Reader, by Tommy Koh

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 03:44pm by David Wilson

    ... studied at two top universities: Harvard and Cambridge. Now he is the chairman of Singapore's Centre for International Law and the country's ambassador-at-large- great job title. During ... from my father my intolerance for any form of prejudice," Koh writes. Koh also has an endearing streak of compassion. He argues that Singapore should consider introducing a minimum wage- ...




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